Faithful Shepherd, feed me

Faithful Shepherd, feed me. Thomas Benson Pollock* (1836-1896).  First published in the Gospeller, November 1868, where it was part of a long hymn of 22 stanzas beginning ‘Loving Saviour, hear me’, entitled ‘A Sinner’s Prayer’ (Companion to ICH5, p. 831). A selection of five stanzas (13-16 and 18, according to Frost, 1962, p. 357) was made for A&M  (1904), preceded by ‘Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel. - Ps. lxxx. 1 (A.V.).’:  Faithful Shepherd, feed me In the pastures green; Faithful Shepherd, lead me, Where Thy steps have been.  Hold me fast, and guide me In the narrow way; So, with Thee beside me, I shall never stray.  Daily bring me nearer To the heav’nly shore; May...

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